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Sugar Manufacturing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Sugar Manufacturing Market Research Report | ANZSIC C1181 | Nov 2016

How sweet it is: A weak Australian dollar is boosting industry export earnings

IBISWorld’s Sugar Manufacturing market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Sugar Manufacturing industry has faced volatile commodity prices and fluctuating weather patterns over the past five years. Despite these trends, industry revenue is forecast to grow at an annualised 2.8% over the five years through 2016-17, to reach $3.0 billion. Domestic sugar prices have remained high for the majority of the past five years, although they have trended downwards over most of the period. Additionally, domestic sugar production has increased over the past five years. These two factors have boosted industry revenue over the period. Industry revenue is forecast to grow 19.9% during 2016-17, due to soaring world sugar prices in Australian dollar terms.

The industry derives a large share of its revenue from exports... purchase to read more

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The Sugar Manufacturing industry has performed modestly over the past five years. Although world sugar prices have decreased over this period, they have remained historically high in Australian dollar terms for the majority of the period. High prices and increased sugar production, due to rising sugar cane yields, have boosted industry revenue. However, the industry’s traditional single desk export model has been threatened by the announcement that three major sugar manufacturers will begin exporting their own sugar in 2016-17. This controversial announcement has created tension between industry operators and those in the Sugar Cane Growing industry. Over the five years through 2016-17, industry revenue is projected to grow at an annualised 2.8%, to reach $3.0 billion... purchase to read more


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What is the Sugar Manufacturing Industry?

Industry companies primarily manufacture raw or refined sugar or molasses from sugar cane, raw cane sugar or sugar beet.

Industry Products
White sugarBrown sugarRaw sugarCafe productsBy-productsOther products
Industry Activities
Brown sugarCane syrupCaster sugarIcing sugarIcing sugar mixtureMolassesSugarTreacle

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